Earlier this week we reported that Google has already received takedown requests for more than 100 million URLs this year. While most of the submitted URLs do indeed link to infringing content, not all requests received by Google are correct.
The automated systems used by many of the copyright holders often trigger notices that include links to perfectly legitimate content, and sometimes even their own work. The latter happened in a recent DMCA takedown request sent by LeakID on behalf of Microsoft. Instead of listing URLs of infringing material, Microsoft asked Google to remove links to their own websites . . .
Irony Alert: Microsoft Asks Google to Remove Links to their Own Website
From Torrent Freak: